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Elite College Sports Recruitment

  • There are more than 4000 US colleges with over 100 study paths
  • In contrast to other countries, the US education system requires the participation in General Education Classes (math, art, chemistry etc.) in addition to subject-specific courses
  • US Colleges differ in NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA institutions
  • NCAA colleges (largely subsidized by the state): State-of-the-art school facilities, large number of students
  • NAIA (largely privatized universities): Small to medium-sized universities
  • NJCAA (2-year school program): Medium to large school-sized universities
  • Enrolment requirements : High School Degree or Bachelor 8. Most Colleges require standard tests e.g.: SAT, ACT, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, GRE 9. SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test): examination in the area of reading, writing and math
  • ACT (Abbreviation of American College): examination in the field of reading, writing and math; equivalent to the SAT test
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test): Standard test for master programs in Business, Finance, etc.
  • LSAT (Law School Admissions Test): Standard test to get accepted into law school
  • MCAT (Medical College Admission Test): Standard test to get accepted into medical school
  • GRE (Graduate Record Examination): Standard test for any kind of master program (analytical writing, mathematics, abstract reasoning)
  • All standard tests use a point system (e.g.: Maximum SAT result = 2400 points)
  • A good test result increases the chances of an academic scholarship
  • Certain bachelor courses and college level classes in High School are transferable (depending on the university)
  • All US universities use the five letter grade system: A (top grade), B (good), C (moderate), D (sufficient) and F (fail) 19. Average duration of study is 4 years (Bachelor) , 2 years (Master)